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Robert Stack

Robert Stack

  • Date With Judy, A (1948) July 23 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Mortal Storm, The (1940) July 29 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • To Be or Not to Be (1942) July 31 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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  • Last Voyage, The (1960) August 27 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: May 14, 2003
Born: January 13, 1919 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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National skeet champion at age 16; member of all-American team
1939:
Screen debut, "First Love", in which he gave screen star Deanna Durbin her first screen kiss
1942:
Appeared as a Polish flying ace in "To Be or Not To Be"
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Film career interrupted during WWII when he served with US Air Force
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TV debut on live programs: "Lux Video Theatre", "Ford Theatre", "Producers Showcase" during the early 1950s
1951:
Had leading role in "The Bullfighter and the Lady"
1954:
Delivered a strong supporting turn as a pilot in "The High and the Mighty"
1955:
Played the destective investigating the case in a TV version of "Laura" (CBS)
1956:
Received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for "Written on the Wind", directed by Douglas Sirk
1957:
Co-starred in the SIrk-directed "The Tarnished Angels"
1959:
Formed Langford Productions
1959:
Had title role in the biopic "John Paul Jones"
1959:
Co-produced and starred as Eliot Ness in the ABC crime drama "The Untouchables"; won Best Actor Emmy in 1960
1968:
Again played detective investigating the case in an ABC remake of "Laura"
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Starred in the NBC crime drama "The Name of the Game"
1975:
Played title role in "The Honorable Sam Houston" (ABC)
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Returned to series TV in "Most Wanted" (ABC)
1980:
Demonstrated comic flair in the spoof "Airplane!"
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Played the lead in the ABC series "Strike Force"
1985:
Co-starred in teh ABC miniseries "Hollywood Wives"
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Served as host for "Unsolved Mysteries" (NBC); began as occasional specials before becoming a weekly series
1990:
Last on camera feature role (to date) "Joe Versus the Volcano"
1991:
Reprised most famous role in the NBC TV-movie "The Return of Eliot Ness"
1998:
Resumed hosting duties of "Unsolved Mysteries" when it switched networks to CBS

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